Scotia Capital Inc. boosted its position in iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol USA ETF (BATS:USMV) by 1,024.5% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm owned 44,889 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 40,897 shares during the period. Scotia Capital Inc.’s holdings in iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol USA ETF were worth $2,771,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in USMV. Comerica Securities Inc. grew its stake in iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol USA ETF by 60.1% in the 4th quarter. Comerica Securities Inc. now owns 255,390 shares of the company’s stock worth $13,390,000 after acquiring an additional 95,837 shares during the period. Deutsche Bank AG acquired a new position in shares of iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol USA ETF in the 4th quarter valued at $888,000. Stephens Inc. AR boosted its holdings in shares of iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol USA ETF by 9.4% in the 1st quarter. Stephens Inc. AR now owns 33,073 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,945,000 after purchasing an additional 2,853 shares during the last quarter. Keystone Financial Group boosted its holdings in shares of iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol USA ETF by 15.8% in the 1st quarter. Keystone Financial Group now owns 104,154 shares of the company’s stock valued at $6,124,000 after purchasing an additional 14,214 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Gerber Kawasaki Wealth & Investment Management boosted its holdings in shares of iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol USA ETF by 193.1% in the 1st quarter. Gerber Kawasaki Wealth & Investment Management now owns 307,533 shares of the company’s stock valued at $18,082,000 after purchasing an additional 202,610 shares during the last quarter.

Shares of USMV traded down $0.26 during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $63.86. The company had a trading volume of 3,291,188 shares. The firm has a fifty day simple moving average of $63.26 and a 200-day simple moving average of $60.79. iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol USA ETF has a fifty-two week low of $47.44 and a fifty-two week high of $55.45.

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